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CSPAN
May 5, 2013 7:00am EDT
continues. host: linda feldmann is here to talk about president obama's second term. is the big oneis for him in the second term. that: i always thought the control was a long shot and immigration reform largely because there is a strong pitch for the republicans to get this done. this is not necessarily about the president being successful. even he knows and has hinted at the white house correspondents' dinner last weekend that that was not necessarily going to be his ticket to success. the immigration reform is not going to be easy either. the senate has the gang of eight. the senate has presented its legislation. we are now in the coming week and a half at the deadline for amendments on tuesday. we can hear a vote by june. both the right and left are building their arguments about why this is a problem for legislation. that doesn't even get it to the house yet. host: there is the possibility of a house bill. what is the level of engagement personally that the president had on immigration? guest: he is not super involved. he knows he is in a tricky situation. he says regularly that when
CSPAN
May 1, 2013 7:00am EDT
consider. host: president obama speaking yesterday on syria and here are some headlines -- we will talk more about this in about 50 minutes with nicholas who served in the state department under george w. bush. -- in about 15 minutes. let's hear from jody in corning, iowa, on our independent line. you know,od morning, president obama had such an opportunity for the african americans to come out as a true leader, an american because his mother was white, to actually be and i am soder disappointed. ben carson believes in our constitution and our bill of rights. he believes in the american people and the spirit. and withpart of bush mr. obama now, you know, it is like they are trying to cover up the whole benghazi thing, the bombing -- why is homeland security wanting to buy 270 million bullets? why? there is so much murder and mayhem going on and basically it is the gags. look at chicago. a normal u.s. american is trying to protect their family and he is not allowed to have a gun. but all the gangs and drug dealers are allowed to have a gun. the same thing the earlier caller said. in ohio
CSPAN
May 4, 2013 7:00am EDT
stewart and whatnot, but he said he was from canada. he was born in canada. they talk about obama being from kenya. he's from canada. he cap the president. -- cannot be president. elizabeth warren seems like she israel honest -- real honest. bernie sanders, for instance -- you've got a few in washington that really care about the people, in my opinion. pick the ones, in my opinion, that will push the corporate agenda. the people will be left out in the cold what we have been for the past years. it is all about profits in this country. it is no longer about the people. host: rusty from kentucky putting his pitch in for elizabeth warren and bernie sanders as well. del fromo down to pennsylvania on our democratic line. caller: good morning. i watched senator cruz's speech last night. it was a little confusing. he said his father came to this country in 1957 after being tortured in cuba. guess what? 1957, our allies were running cuba. a man named bautista. right away, you got to be suspicious of the sky. host: talk about your pick for the democratic field. caller: i do not have a pick at th
CSPAN
May 2, 2013 7:00am EDT
. president obama will try to get more substance from president pe√Ďa nieto. host: we are talking about the president's trip to mexico and costa rica. for democrats. republicans. for e-mail. send an our guest is carl meachem, from americas program director. he worked on the senate floor late -- foreign relations with senator richard lugar and he worked on the staff of two democratic senators. he was the cuban affairs bureau official at the department of state. he received his master's degree from american university and columbia university. the first call for him comes , om dale in st. charles missouri on the democrats' line. caller: we have been vacationing in mexico for over 20 years. noticedg that we have since the u.s. economy tanked along with the rest of the world economy is that more and more people have moved back from the united states where they learned language and job skills and are being fully employed in mexico. they actually came back. you never hear anything about immigration going back the other way. these people were illegal immigrants to the u.s. in the first pl
CSPAN
Apr 27, 2013 7:00am EDT
-- cancer patients, people getting food stamps. haveepublicans seem to won because obama has caved in again. pain but theel the rich people do not, again. host: we have a couple of tweets. the first one comes from florida gordon -- we are talking about congress passing a bill to ease flight delays. our next call comes from marty in dayton, ohio. caller: i was under the impression that the house -- the flexibility to arrange the sequester as he needed to long ago before he shut down the white house for tours right over spring break when eighth eirders are coming for th spring trip, he closes the doors. it seems like he tried to target those services that would get .he biggest backlash host: thank you for your call. next up is brett in claremore, oklahoma on our line for independents. caller: thank you for taking my call. i think it is about time that the congress and the senate and everybody got together and did something that made some sense. ofefully this is the start -- they need to get together and fix the rest of things that are in lock-in in congress. host: assuming that this move is f
CSPAN
Apr 28, 2013 7:30am EDT
. we saw president obama talk about his own future presidential library. let's take a listen. [video clip] ine have suggested we put it my birthplace, but i would rather keep it in the united states. [laughter] did anybody not see that joke coming? , maybe dick morris. an excerpt from the president's speech at last night's white house correspondents' dinner. terry is in maryland on the democrats' line. caller: i love your show. i have watched the white house correspondents' dinner many times in my 67 years. i thought last night was the very best. the president and conan were fabulous, and i love the way they ended them, both of them. some of the republicans calling and i think is sour grapes because they did not win last time. but i love c-span, and the president and conan were wonderful. the best white house correspondents' dinner probably ever seen, and thanks a lot. host: independent call, new york. caller: >> i just want to point out that the whole thing the americanhat people no longer have any media to trust. is all about entertainment. they all bring out the news for what they
CSPAN
Apr 30, 2013 7:00am EDT
it. we want to update you on president obama, talking the white house at 10:15 eastern time. that will be on c-span. it will be a news conference - excuse me -- at 10:15 on c-span. and president obama will be speaking later this morning on job opportunities for veterans and military spouses. that is the schedule for the white house today. ofto cspan.org for more those details. when we come back, we will turn our attention to sequestration and its impact on food inspections. first, a news update from c-span radio. >> the standard & poor's case shiller index climbed 9.3% in the 12 months ending in february, up from an 8.1% gain in january. annual prices rose in all 20 cities for the second month in a row, the first time that has happened since early 2005. phoenix reported the biggest annual gain, with prices rising 23%, at san francisco, rices jumped 19%. the labor department says that american wages increased at a faster rate from january through march, but benefits barely grew. the .3% increase during the first quarter is down from a .4% gain in the october-twoecemr quarter, the s
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